A chinese 7'5, 296 pound basketball player who plays center in the nba for the houston rockets he is pretty good for a person who only has one year experience. The chinese basketball star and former nba icon (as well as tutorming's very own spokesperson) yao ming was inducted into the naismith memorial basketball hall of fame on september 9th, 2016 this honor may come as a surprise to some yao ming's career, though impressive, pales in comparison. Yao ming is a large man we know that we've always known that and yet, anytime we see photos of the 7-foot-6, 300-plus-pound retired nba star with averaged-sized people, we freak out because, well, just look at this photo facebook pinterest getty images that's gary player on the left and on the. Yao ming (chinese: 姚明 born september 12, 1980) is a chinese former professional basketball player who played for the shanghai sharks of the chinese basketball association (cba) and the houston rockets of the national basketball association (nba) he was selected to start for the western conference in the nba. A countdown of yao ming's top 10 career plays relive this towering center's greatest shots, blocks, and dunks from his rookie season to retirement honorabl. When yao ming lumbers into our interview room at the elegant m on the bund restaurant in shanghai, he stoops to enter through a doorway made for lesser men even the chairs seem too small for him china's greatest basketball player – its ultimate sporting ambassador, possibly its most famous living. Apr 8, 2016 in the late nineties, before low-grade video clips of obscure basketball leagues circulated the internet with ease, i remember hearing about yao ming, a chinese basketball prospect who was exceptionally tall, even by the standards of the national basketball association his parents, people said, were. Feb 3, 2017 in case you missed it, here's video of the full ceremony to retire yao's houston rockets jersey (#11) from february 3rd, 2017, courtesy of 'pennyccw' on youtube it's cool to see former teammates steve francis, tracy mcgrady, dikembe mutombo and shane battier hakeem the dream was there, too.
Season, team, g, gs, mpg, fg%, 3p%, ft%, off, def, rpg, apg, spg, bpg, to, pf, ppg 10-11, hou, 5, 5, 182, 0486, 0000, 0938, 14, 40, 54, 08, 00, 16, 14, 26, 102 career, 486, 476, 325, 0524, 0200, 0833, 25, 67, 92, 16, 04, 19, 27, 33, 190. W hen i arrived in houston before my rookie year, i was 22 and i was quiet steve francis was not quiet steve was the first person to greet me when i visited the arena he walked across the locker room and gave me the hardest high five i'd ever felt he put his entire body into it you really could feel his. The latest tweets from yao ming (@yaoming) #ivoryfree shanghai and sometimes houston. Yao ming is still making average-sized people look very tiny.
Jeff van gundy is already concerned hours after news leaked of yao ming's retirement from the nba, van gundy predicts yao's play on the court might eventually be forgotten, that the original difficult transition yao made look so easy would be downplayed and that his contribution to the league would be. Ming yao, actor: shen qi ming yao was born on september 12, 1980 in shanghai, china he is an actor, known for shen qi (2013), yao ming and children affected b hiv/aids (2005) and ma lan hua (2009) he has been married to ye li since august 6, 2007. Retired basketball star yao ming's new role is simply out of this world the former houston rockets centre is to become china's new ambassador to mars, according to the south china morning post it's not yet known whether china's most famous athlete may be expected to team up with the looney.
On july 11th, 2010, a reddit post was submitted by artist “downlow” which featured numerous drawings he had created for rage comics that were never used, including the yao ming drawing in the same thread, downlow confirmed that the drawing was based on a screen capture of ming from the press conference in may. Sep 9, 2016 his career averages — though an impressive 190 points, 92 rebounds and 19 blocks — didn't put him in the same category as some of the greats who came before him and his eight-year career wasn't overflowing with awards and championship rings but when yao ming is inducted into the naismith.
Jan 4, 2017 china may name retired basketball legend yao ming as chairman of the body running the country's professional basketball league, the chinese basketball association, mainland media reported however, both yao and the association have refused to comment on the report yao, 36, is the country's most. Athlete and wildaid ambassador for sharks, elephants, rhinos yao ming is a retired nba basketball legend and was an eight-time all-star he was a member of the chinese olympic basketball team in 2000, 2004, and 2008 - when he was the leader of china's olympic delegation yao is now president of the chinese. Yao ming he was larger than life, and on opposite sides of the world, the man who stretched seven-and-a-half feet into space changed the face of basketball forever yao ming joined the houston rockets in the summer of 2002, just a few months removed from having led his shanghai sharks to the chinese basketball.
Sep 8, 2016 yao ming's career, which only lasted seven full seasons, was ended by injuries and we were all robbed of seeing him in his prime years. Opp, min, pts, treb, ast, to, stl, blk 04/01, sa, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 04/03, atl, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 04/05, sac, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 04/06, no, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 04/09, lac, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 04/11, dal, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 04/13, min, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 , 0, 0.
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The latest stats, facts, news and notes on yao ming of the houston. The 7'5 yao ming didn't get where he is today because of some lucky genes and a good three-point shot everything about him, from birth to first endorsement deal, was planned by a confluence of government and business interests intent on creating a superstar basketball has been popular in china since the late 19th. Yao ming, a name by which at least americans know him, wrote a heartwarming and eye-opening account of his rookie year with the rockets for the players' tribune, in which he documented just how much of a culture clash crossing the globe entails he left china with his friends calling him “ming.